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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150617
Last updated: 26 July 2020
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Date:24-SEP-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7319
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near RAF St Athan, Glamorganshire, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Spitfire's engine caught fire in flight.
The pilot baled out but his parachute failed to deploy fully and he was killed.

Sgt (NZ39780) Nelson Cremer Turner RNZAF.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-Sept. 1942.
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Nov-2012 02:35 angels one five Added
11-Nov-2012 02:38 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
20-Jun-2015 09:33 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2019 01:59 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
17-Sep-2019 22:51 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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